Fruska gora

Country/territory: Serbia

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, B3 (2009)
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Area: 49,210 ha

Protection status:

Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Site description
A large, forest-covered massif situated in the north of Srem. Broadleaved forests (oak Quercus, lime Tilia, beech Fagus, hornbeam Carpinus and ash Fraxinus) are interspersed with steppe and wooded steppe, pasture, meadows, vineyards and arable land. Recreational tourism is well developed due to the proximity of Belgrade and Novi Sad.

Key biodiversity
Important site for forest-nesting species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila clanga (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fruska gora. Downloaded from on 18/08/2019.